MATH1030  Linear Algebra I  2018/19
Announcement
 Class information [Download file]
 Midterm 1 Oct 8, Monday, 7:30pm  9:30pm LSK LT6.. Midterm 2 Nov 5, Monday, 7:30pm  9:30pm LSK LT6.
 For students with tutorial on Tue only Here is CW3. For other sections, please don't open the file. [Download file]
 A short review notes for midterm 1 (last update: Sep 30) [Download file]
 Sample questions for midterm 1 (questions only) (last update: Sep 30) [Download file]
 Sample questions for midterm 1 (questions and solutions) (last update: Sep 30) [Download file]
 Midterm 1 solution [Download file]
 A short review notes for midterm 2 (last update: Oct 28)) [Download file]
 Sample questions for midterm 2 (questions only) (last update: Oct 28) [Download file]
 Sample questions for midterm 2 (questions and solutions) (last update: Oct 28)) [Download file]
 Midterm 2 Solution (reference only) [Download file]
 NewCW10 for students with tutorial on Thu [Download file]
 New Final short review (last updated: Nov 26) [Download file]
 New Sample final, questions only (last updated: Nov 17) [Download file]
 New Sample final, questions and solutions (last updated: Nov 17) [Download file]
 New Classwork 13, due: Dec 6. [Download file]
General Information
Lecturer

LI, Charles (coordinator)
 Office: LSB218
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GUO, Shaoming

FONG, Wing Chung
 Office: LSB 218
 Email:

YANG, Hongfei
 Office: LSB 228
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Teaching Assistant

CHAN, Ki Fong
 Office: AB1 505
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LI, Lok Tung
 Office: AB1 407A
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WANG, Gaoming
 Office: LSB 222A
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XIE, Xiaoyu
 Office: LSB 222B
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XIN, Jing
 Office: AB1 614
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Time and Venue
 Lecture:
Sect A: Tu 4:30PM  5:15PM AIT G03, Th 2:30PM  4:15PM LSB LT5;
Sect B: Mo 2:30PM  4:15PM YIA LT4, Th 10:30AM  11:15AM YIA 503;
Sect C: We 10:30AM  12:15PM, YIA LT6, Fr 10:30AM  11:15AM AIT G03;
Sect D: Tu 1:30PM  2:15PM, YIA LT4, Th 12:30PM  2:15PM WMY 405 ;  Tutorial:
Tu 5:30PM6:15PM AIT G03 (Sect A only),
Tu 2:30PM3:15PM YIA LT6,
Th 11:30AM12:15PM YIA 503,
Th 2:30PM3:15PM WMY 403,
Fr 9:30AM10:15AM AIT G03
Course Description
This course is intended to provide conceptual understandings and computational techniques of linear algebra. Topics include: Gaussian elimination, theory of simultaneous linear equations, matrices, determinants, vectors spaces, bases and linear independence.
Textbooks
 Beezer, A first course in Linear algebra, Ver 3.5, can be downloaded here
 Strang, Linear Algebra and its applications, Fourth edition.
References
 Friedberg, Insel, Spence, Linear Algebra, 4th edition, Prentice Hall
Lecture Notes
 Lecture 1: Technique of solving system of linear equations (Last updated: Sep 5)
 Lecture 2: Geometric interpretation of linear equations and vector spaces (Last updated: Sep 2)
 Lecture 3: System of linear equations (Last updated: Sep 5)
 Lecture 4: Matrices (Last updated: Sep 5)
 Lecture 5: More about matrices (Last updated: Sep 5)
 Lecture 6: Reduced Row Echelon Forms (Last updated: Sep23, fix typo on p.6)
 Lecture 7: Type of solution sets (Last updated: Sep 10)
 Lecture 8: Homogeneous Systems of Equations and non singular matrices (Last update: Sep 16)
 Lecture 9: Vector space and subspace (Last update: Sep 16)
 Lecture 10: Linear Combinations (Last update: Sep 16)
 Lecture 11: Spanning Sets (Last update: Sep 16)
 Lecture 12: Linear independence (Last update: Sep 16)
 Lecture 13: Linear Dependence and Span (Last update: Oct 9)
 Lecture 14: Column and Row Space (Last update: Oct 9)
 Lecture 15: Basis (Last update: Oct 9)
 Lecture 16: Linear transformations and change of basis (this lecture should be skipped)
 Lecture 17: Inverse (Last update: Oct 9)
 Lecture 18: Determinant (Last update: Oct 9)
 Lecture 19: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors (Last update: Oct 9)
 Lecture 20: Inner Product (Last update: Nov 26) Proof of CauchySchwarz inequality added.
 Websites or software for linear algebra
 New: A revision notes (before lecture 13) by Prof Yang
Assignments
 CW1 solution (Last updated: Sep 18)
 CW2 solution (Last updated: Sep 18)
 CW3 solution (Last updated: Oct 2)
 CW4 Solution (Last updated: Oct 5)
 CW5 Solution (Last updated: Oct 15)
 CW6 Solution (Last updated: Oct 23)
 CW7 Solution (Last updated: Oct 30)
 CW8 Solution (Last updated: Nov 4)
 CW9 Solution (Last updated: Nov 10)
 CW10 Solution (Last updated: Nov 25)
 CW11 Solution (Last updated Nov 25)
 CW12 Solution (Last updated: Nov 30)
 CW13 Solution (Last updated: Dec 7)
Assessment Scheme
Classwork, max 10pts. Classworks will be given during tutorial. Each classwork counts 1pt.  10%  
Midterm 1 Oct 8, Monday, 7:30pm  9:30pm. LSK LT6.  17.5%  
Midterm 2 Nov 5, Monday, 7:30pm  9:30pm LSK LT6.  17.5%  
Final  55% 
Assessment Policy Last updated: November 30, 2018 13:21:53